New report on aid for education – ‘Rising to the challenge’
Norad, the Norwegian development agency, has published a new report on assistance for education, ‘Rising to the challenge: Results of Norwegian education aid, 2013-2016’. The report shows that between 2013 and 2016, 3.1 million children received schooling with the help of Norwegian aid. 1.6 million of these children lived in vulnerable states. Funds allocated to education in the Norwegian education-assistance budget rose from NOK1.7 billion (US$208 million) in 2013 to NOK3.2 billion (US$392 million) in 2016.